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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Georgia Tech is a highly rated public college located in Atlanta, Georgia. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 14,310 undergraduate students. Admissions is competitive as the Georgia Tech acceptance rate is 21%. Popular majors include Information Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Business. Graduating 90% of students, Georgia Tech alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $65,500.

About

225 North Ave
Atlanta, GA 30332
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Atlantic Coast Conference

Georgia Institute of Technology Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

GaTech Admissions

Acceptance Rate
21%
Application Deadline
January 4
SAT Range
1300-1510
ACT Range
29-34
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,883 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,116 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
69%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
64%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 94 responses
46%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 117 responses
25%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 117 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    3%
  • None
    95%
  • Some
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
14,310 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,654
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
10%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 81 responses
  • Work very hard play hard
    47%
  • Either work hard, play hard or sleep a lot.
    21%
  • One size does not fit all
    17%
  • Work hard. Have no life. Get no sleep.
    12%
  • Closeminded
    1%
  • Stressed
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 161 responses
Poll
56%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 196 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 99 responses
  • Challenging
    57%
  • Prestigious
    16%
  • Stressful
    14%
  • Rewarding
    6%
  • Diverse
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Hell
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$79,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
90%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 70 responses

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